Choosing a custom home builder: Top considerations
Custom homebuilding in Indianapolis can be intimidating—it was to me initially. From guiding numerous buyers through a custom home build, I’ve learned many pitfalls to avoid and experienced many happy stories. Before putting a shovel in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 31, 2014 in Building a home
Spring Indianapolis home maintenance tips
It’s hard to believe that spring is right around the corner—the first day of Spring 2014 was March 20th. The ground in Indianapolis is just starting to thaw, and neighbors are emerging from their Indy homes. As the snow melts and the sun ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 25, 2014 in Home maintenance
What do craft beer and real estate have in common?
Just over a year ago, I had a single conversation (over a couple of beers) that altered my seemingly predictable future. Who would have guessed that today I would be passing out business cards for Indy’s newest craft brewery, Tow Yard Brewing? ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 20, 2014 in Entrepreneurship
5 reasons to buy a Carmel home on a golf course
As the weather warms up, avid golfers hit the links on any day above 50 degrees, golf leagues kick off and the fairways turn emerald green. It’s a magical time for golf course communities in Carmel.
Now, I’m not a golfer, but I love ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 17, 2014 in Carmel
5 building trends in Indy
Building a new home in Indy is a great solution to the low inventory of homes on the market. Spring marks the busiest season to break ground on a new home in order to schedule a move-in date before school starts back at the end of summer. The Indy ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 12, 2014 in Building a home
Make your Indianapolis home an indoor veggie garden year-round
If you have a hankering for homegrown food during frosty Indianapolis winters, an indoor crop of vegetables might just do the trick. A surprising number of foods easily grow in your own Indianapolis home. Here are a few options to get you ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 9, 2014 in Better living
Carmel homes with 4-car garages
The Indy Homes team is catching onto some new trends in the Carmel real estate market this year. One request that keeps coming from our buyers is more garage space—higher ceilings, more depth. Trucks and SUVs grow taller and wider, requiring ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 3, 2014 in Carmel
Green home cleaning in Indy
With spring-cleaning right around the corner, what types of cleaning products will you bring into your Indy home? With all the flu viruses that hit this winter, an obvious urge is to douse the whole home in bleach. Before you take to the floors and ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 1, 2014 in Home maintenance